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City worker in hospital after garbage truck and SUV crash at Lake Shore and Bay

CityNews | posted Tuesday, Sep 12th, 2017

One person is in hospital after an SUV struck a small garbage truck on Lake Shore Boulevard near Bay Street on Sept. 12, 2017. CITYNEWS

A two-vehicle crash sent a city worker to hospital and closed Lake Shore Boulevard on Tuesday morning.

It appears an SUV struck a small garbage truck near Bay Street around 3 a.m.

The garbage truck ended up on its side, and the SUV sustained significant damage.

The driver of the garbage truck, a city worker, was taken into hospital. A woman, the driver of the SUV, was taken into custody. Toronto police told CityNews the woman is suspected of impaired driving.

The Lake Shore was closed in both directions from Bay to Yonge Street.

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